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    Thoughts, musings, and ruminations.

    A fragrant stick of rolled-up cinnamon bark pictures a deliciously familiar herb. You already know how to bake, cook, and even decorate with this aromatic cinnamon stick. But there’s so much more to see in Cinnamon Bark! We’ll momentarily set the mouthwatering baked goods aside and venture into...
    As dōTERRA® has recently reminded me, we have the power to be what we decide to be in 2023. I like that mantra, and I’m here to encourage you along the way with a few supportive ideas for the new year! Imagine your fridge stocked with a few rows of ready-to-go jar salads, providing just the...
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    Happy New Year, friend! Ahead of us stretch three hundred sixty-some days of the year 2023. What will you do with yours? Would an energizing sensory boost toward positivity and confidence help you get off to the right start? Well, from the gorgeous Mediterranean land of Greece comes dōTERRA®...
    Warm, clean, rich resin with a vast dominion of practical applications. There’s no doubt as to which oil we’re talking about: it’s the king of them all, Frankincense! Many cultures across the centuries have recognized the Boswellia sacra tree as a divine gift to be carefully handled and preserved...
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    It’s mid-December and we’re ramping up to Christmas Day. If you’re super into the holiday spirit, you may even be spritzing your Christmas tree with those delicious dōTERRA® fir oils you recently received in the mail! Amidst this holiday hubbub, my hope is that you’re experiencing some true...
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    There’s a world of woodland magic inside the dōTERRA® fir essential oils. With balsam and Douglas fir trees being two wildly popular choices for Christmas trees, those tiny brown glass beauties literally contain Christmas in a bottle! Now is an incredible time to experience both Balsam and...
    We set a goal, we change a habit, we put in the work, and we get a little stronger in that area daily. That’s the way progress is made, and dōTERRA Stronger® bottles up a robust blend of Cedarwood, Litsea, Frankincense, and Rose to assist you in making that progress! Balanced in a base of...
    It’s probably not just in my part of the country that unwanted seasonal afflictions have been striking and spreading lately. Because there’s something comforting about reaching for dōTERRA On Guard® oil when someone in my household needs extra immune support, I decided to look for some tasty...
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    One hot drop of dōTERRA® Clove oil appropriately reflects the warm, humid climates in which the clove tree flourishes across the globe. The clove tree was born in the volcanic Maluku Islands of Indonesia, where vast forests of them flourished in the wild. They were encouraged in their abundance...
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    Picture yourself welcomed into a faraway village in the Andes Mountains of Peru, where the orchard spread before you glows with a brilliant pink hue. You watch a shower of berries fall, shaken to the ground by harvesters beneath the South American sun. The harvesters rub and separate the berries...
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    Which oil whispers “autumn” to you most audibly? For me, dōTERRA® Cinnamon Bark definitely tops the list of aromas that characterize fall. I’m super excited to share some cozy, harvest-themed ideas that you can easily combine to create a fabulous fall DIY event with your friends! The autumn event...
    In case you missed it, dōTERRA® just rolled out the brand new MetaPWRTM System at Convention 2022! After a difficult season of isolation and decreased physical, mental, and emotional health for so many worldwide, the company has pulled out all the stops to address the health of the whole person....
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    Of all the trees in the garden, there’s something special about this one. The arborvitae, which literally means “tree of life” in Latin, is a needled evergreen that is also known as the Western Red Cedar and is native to North America. Ever seen pictures of those giant Redwood trees of the...
    Can you think of something houseplants share in common with dōTERRA® essential oils? While there’s definitely more than one possible answer, the specific thing I’m thinking of is that they both have purifying effects on the air within our homes. Houseplants are well known to absorb toxins and...
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    You’re probably familiar with Peppermint as one of the most popular dōTERRA® essential oils in existence. The essence of the peppermint plant's soft, serrated leaves is a delightfully familiar one, delivering an icy blast of invigoration each time the bottle is unscrewed. But this time, we have...
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    Drooping yellow star-shaped flowers adorn tall tropical trees rooted in the soil of Madagascar. These delicate beauties bloom year round, and though they experience high and low seasons, they can be harvested 365 days out of the year. They blossom on what is known as the perfume tree, also called...
    There’s so much to treasure this holiday season: being with family and friends, resting from work, and reflecting on the love and peace that are wrapped up within the Christmas celebration. It’s also that special time of year when dōTERRA® makes Frankincense and Myrrh essential oils even more...
    It’s only fitting for this season that we turn toward another oil yielded by an evergreen tree. Lest you restrict your view of evergreen trees as standing obediently before a backdrop of snow, I’ll go ahead and tell you that this one thrives in tropical, humid climates! One hot drop of dōTERRA®...
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    “O, Christmas tree, O, Christmas tree, how lovely are your branches...” If my blog post could carry a tune, you’d have that 19th-century German holiday song in your head, which could easily be referring to the Douglas fir tree. This particular species, named after Scottish botanist David Douglas,...
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    If there’s ever a time of year to make, share and enjoy a homemade pie, it’s that time of year called autumn, when your part of the globe undergoes magical changes in nature’s color and crispness. But the ironic thing about the idiom “easy as pie” is that not all of us do, in fact, find pie easy...
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